Police Say Man Assaulted Several People On UK Campus

Contributor: Christine Winter
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 8/15/2013 11:42 pm
UK Police say a man used a fire extinguisher to hit four people Thursday on the UK campus.

Police say it happened just after 7:00am at the Thomas Poe Cooper Forestry building.

Investigators say the man walked into the building and took a fire extinguisher off a wall and hit a female custodian.

Police say he then kicked his way into a researcher's office and hit a woman.

Both of those women had minor injuries.

Police came and arrested 23-year-old Chase Jackson.

UK Police Chief Joe Monroe says Jackson hit two officers with the fire extinguisher, but they weren't hurt.

Monroe says Jackson has no connection to UK or the people inside the forestry building.

Monroe told ABC 36 he suspects the man has some kind of mental illness.

Share
Most Popular
Car Flips After Collision In Downtown Lexington
A car ended up on its top Sunday afternoon in downtown Lexington. And investigators said they were getting different reports about how it happened. Video Video
Police: Gun Fired Outside Lexington Waffle House
Lexington Police were called to a Waffle House restaurant after reports of gunfire. Officers said it happened around 3:00 a.m. Sunday on Redding Road off of Tates Cre
Police Search For Driver Who Crashed Into Lexington Business
There's a manhunt happening right now in Lexington after police said a driver plowed into a building, then took off running. Video Video
Driver May Face Animal-Related Charges After Car Crash
Lexington Police are searching for a man who smashed his car into a business and then took off running leaving behind an injured puppy. Video Video
Deputies: Drugs, Cash & Guns Found In Frankfort Home
A Frankfort man was arrested after deputies say he was caught with drugs, cash and several loaded guns.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.